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International Festival

2017 International Festival

The annual International Festival is central Indiana’s largest and oldest pan‐ethnic celebration!

Hosted by the Nationalities Council of Indiana, the 2017 International Festival showcases Indiana’s ethnic diversity, celebrates our unique ethnic traditions, and encourages cultural exchange.  The fair will take place on Nov. 9th – 11th in the Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion of the Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1200 E. 38th Street, Indianapolis.

The 2017 International Festival features exhibits from the 50 + ethnic groups represented in Central Indiana as they gather to share their rich cultural histories and traditions. Highlights of the festival include authentic foods from 20+ ethnic vendors; continuous ethnic music and dance by local and national performing groups; Culture Booths hosted by volunteers in traditional dress where you can connect with your own ethnic heritage; artisans demonstrating unique cultural crafts; a Naturalization Ceremony and an International Marketplace offering gifts from around the world.

THEME: Visual Arts Around the World